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June 21, 2021

Who can file for a protection from stalking, sexual assault, or human trafficking order?

An adult victim of stalking. sexual assault, or human trafficking can file a petition on his/her own behalf regardless of the relationship with the abuser.1

If the victim is a minor (a person under the age of 18), an adult will likely have to file on his/her behalf.2 See Can a minor file for an order? for more information.

1 Kan. Stat. § 60-31a04(a)
2 Kan. Stat. § 60-31a04(b)

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